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Traffic accident Truck and Car crash accident on a road, commercial trucking accident

Semi-trucks are an integral part of the economy- but at a cost to the public in some ways. With so many utilizing main roads and highways for deliveries, they tend to take up a lot of real estate on the roadways. Trucking accidents are typically more severe than accidents between smaller…

Collision of a semi truck and passenger car

Getting in a commercial trucking accident can be devastating to those affected. Most of the time, they are catastrophic and change a person's life drastically. Commercial trucks are massive and can cause a lot of damage, including injuries, property…

Kevin Conway, Judy Conway, and family in Chicago

The Conway family was featured in an article by The Chicago Bar Association recently, in their @theBar column. Here's a synopsis:

The Conway family has long been recognized as an influential family in the legal profession in Chicago. It is said that few have shaped plaintiff personal…

Three male workers walking away from a power plant, end of shit concept. Asbestos exposure concept for power plant workers or industrial facilities

There has been a long history of industrial and power plant workers in Illinois being exposed to asbestos, a known human carcinogen. Thousands of workers have reported cases of…

closeup of two construction workers handing blocks of cement or roofing to each other, asbestos exposure concept for construction workers

Asbestos has been used in many different types of building supplies and has had varying construction applications, particularly before the 1980s. Asbestos, now a known human carcinogen, was a common and choice mineral to be used in…

Medal and wooden judge's gavel on top of award

We are proud to announce that we have many lawyers in-house that have been selected as Super Lawyers and Rising Stars this year! Up to 5% of lawyers in the state of Illinois can be named Super Lawyers and no more than 2.5% can be named Rising Stars.…

Father in military uniform and daughter holding cardboard boxes near house with american flag, moving in or out of military house

In the United States, military occupations have the highest number of mesothelioma patients and roughly a third of all mesothelioma patients are veterans.…

Aerial view of a shipyard repairing a large ship

Historically, certain occupations have been associated with an elevated risk of asbestos exposure, including naval and non-naval shipyard workers and contractors. Between World War II and the Korean War, in particular, these shipyard workers came into contact with very dangerous levels of…

US Military Veterans saluting the American flag

In the late 1970s, the dangers of asbestos came to light, and most industries and manufacturers discontinued their use of it. Unfortunately, this realization came a little too late for many.

By the time asbestos was revealed to be extremely harmful to the human body, generations of…

United States Naval ship on the horizon

Out of all United States military branches, the United States Navy's veterans have the highest risk of developing mesothelioma and other asbestos-related illnesses. All veterans who have been diagnosed and whose diagnoses have been attributed to asbestos exposure during the time they served in…